My partner & I have known about smart thermostats for a while now. As such newer homeowners, however, both of us have been trying to save our money for a number of months. Both took our time when it came to purchasing a smart thermostat, and when both of us had finally saved enough money, we went online & talked to every one of our friends in order to learn more about the numerous types of smart thermostats and their pros & cons. Soon learning that there are some particularly extravagant, high-priced smart thermostats on the market which can essentially operate your heating & cooling method for you if you program them the right way. There was 9 brands of smart thermostat that both of us researched that allegedly saved money & energy automatically, as long as the typically correct information was programmed into it! The high quality smart thermostat like that would definite save us money after a few months. However, the price on that thermostat was definitely a little steep, causing this partner to chose the next best smart thermostat for our home. The thermostat turned out to be so cool, it chose how long it would take our heating & cooling device to reach the temperature both of us wanted. It was able to adjust the times it operated in conjunction with the time it took our lake home to reach our desired temperature, which ended up saving us such a fantastic deal of money! Honestly, I wish that both of us would not have taken so long to go ahead purchase a smart thermostat for our new home. I suppose that if both of us had bought this sooner, even more money would have been saved in terms of our heating & cooling costs!